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Pope will visit Croatia in 2011

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The Pope will visit during a weekend and he will visit the tomb of Cardinal Stepanic, the Archbishop of Zagreb. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a communist court.

Also during the visit, Benedict will attend a large meeting with Croatian families.


This will be the first time that Benedict XVI travels to Croatia, a country which aspires to join the European Union in 2012. John Paul II visited on three separate occasions.

Croatia is a Catholic stronghold in the Balkans where 8 out of ten people are Catholic.


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